Local Calendar


Ledyard-Pawcatuck American Legion Baseball tryouts - Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1 at Ledyard High's Matt Buriak Field from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For senior (19-and-under) and junior (17-and-under) teams. Players who reside in Ledyard, Stonington, North Stonington and Mystic are eligible. For more information go to http://www.eteamz.com/lpbaseball

Stonington Recreation Co-Ed Softball League - Open to adults ages 18 and over. Games will be played Monday-Thursday from June 9-Aug. 11. Game times will be 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and all games will be played at the newly renovated Spellman Recreation Complex softball field. Team sponsor fee is $275 and individual fee is $15 for residents, $30 for non-residents and $25 for non-residents who are college students. Contact: (860) 535-5066 if interested in entering a team.

Jolly Roger Baseball Tournament - June 20-22 in Uncasville, hosted by CT Pirates. For 13u, 14u and 16u. Cost: $600. Contact: Marc McGrath at ctpirates12@gmail.com or (860) 912-3176.

21st Annual Batter Up Baseball Camp - June 30-July 4, Pawcatuck Little League Complex; July 7-11, Bride Brook Park in East Lyme. The camp is open to all players ages 5-12, and runs 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. daily. Fee: $135 per camper with family and group discounts available. Contact: camp director Bill Buscetto, (860) 514-5144 or billbuscetto@aol.com

Tri-County Baseball School - July 7-11, 9 a.m.-noon, Colchester Recreation Complex. For children ages 6-13 and directed by Bacon Academy coach Dave Shea and featuring a number of guest lecturers from college and pro ranks. Contact: Dave Shea, (860) 537-5782.

Niantic American Legion Baseball - Looking for players who reside in East Lyme, Old Lyme or Salem to play on Junior League (17-under) team. Contact: Bob Kane, (860) 701-8070 or rollapair163@yahoo.com or Marty Hausberger, (860) 922-5174.

CT Energy 14U travel softball team - Looking for players to complete 2014 roster. Contact: Chris Gonet, (860) 389-0139 or email cagonet.aol.com

CT Fusion AAU softball team - Looking for a pitcher for 14u team for 2014 spring/summer season. Contact: Joel, (860) 235-0623 or Gary (401) 741-4806.

CT Heat AAU baseball team - Has openings on current 12u team. Also looking for interested players for fall season in age groups 13u, 14u, 15u and 16u. To schedule a workout email ctheatbaseball@gmail.com or go to ctheatbaseball.com

CT Renegades 16u softball team - Looking for one more pitcher for 2014 summer season. Contact: Ken Nogacek, (860) 608-5558 or kpndmd@hotmail.com, or Matt Schmahl, (860) 861-2974 or schmahlmj@hotmail.com

CT Sounders Baseball Club - Looking for players in age groups 13u-16u for fall season and beyond. Contact Dan, (860) 514-5068 to register and schedule tryout or visit www.ctsounders.com.

CT Pirates baseball - Looking for coaches in age groups 13u-16u. Contact: Marc McGrath at ctpirates12@gmail.com or (860) 912-3176.

CT Vipers baseball - Looking for players in age groups 9u-18u. Contact: connecticutvipers@gmail.com

CT Crush baseball - Looking for players for summer season in age groups 16u-19u. Contact: Mike Wall at Ctcrushbaseball@yahoo.com or (860) 514-7129.

CT Crush 12U softball - Looking for one or two more girls for 2014 season. Contact: Peter Georgetti, (203) 233-2011.

CT Hurricanes baseball - Looking for 18u players for the fall season. Contact: Scott Chiasson at scottchiasson@me.com or (860) 334-5630.


Montville Rec camp June 23-27 (girls), July 14-18 (boys), 9 a.m.-noon. For boys and girls entering grades 4-9. Cost: $100 (Montville residents), $110 (non residents). Contact: (860) 848-8703.

NFA basketball camps - Wildcat Hoop School for boys entering grades 3-9, July 7-11, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Wildcat Girls' Basketball Clinic for girls entering grades 5-10, July 14-18, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost for each camp: $120. Contact: Chris Guisti at guistic@nfaschool.org

Connecticut College Basketball Camp - July 14-18. For boys entering grades 3-9. For brochure and online registration form visit camelathletics.com/camps/boys-basketball. Contact: (860) 439-2565 or email tsat@conncoll.edu

CT Playmakers AAU boys' basketball travel team Looking for coaches and players in age groups 9U through 17U for spring/summer AAU season. All interested players/coaches should contact Alick Furtick at ctplayermakersaau@gmail.com

Kareem Brown Skills Academy Training program and mentoring for players of all ages through the Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Connecticut. Contact: Kareem Brown at kareem8@gmail.com or (585) 935-1067.


Stonington Country Club golf club demo days May 21 (Titleist, Ping) and May 28 (TaylorMade, Cobra). Free and open to the public. Representatives will be on hand for consultation and fittings. Space is limited. Call 860-535-4035, ext. 12, to reserve a time slot each demo day at either noon, 12:30 p.m., 1, 2:15 or 4:30. Range balls and tees provided.

Ninth annual Stonington Football Golf Tournament - Friday, May 30, Winnapaug Country Club, Westerly. Registration: 11 a.m., shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cost: $100 per player. Contact: Coach A.J. Massengale, (203) 668-2763, amassengale@stoningtonschools.org or visit on Facebook at Stonington Football Athletic Club.

Fourth annual New London H.S. Football Golf Tournament - Saturday, June 7, Pequot Golf Club. Registration: 11 a.m., shotgun start at noon. Cost: $125 per player. Proceeds help support football athletes as well as purchase equipment. Contact: Judy Burdick at judyburdick04@gmail.com or visit www.newlondonfootball.com

CT Pirates inaugural golf tournament - Sunday, June 8, Norwich Golf Club. Cost: $500 per four-player team, $125 for an individual. Registration, 11 a.m.; shotgun start, 1 p.m.; dinner after golf. Contact: Marc McGrath, ctpirates12@gmail.com or (860) 912-3176.

Connectikids celebrity golf tournament - June 30, Lake of Isles. Shotgun start, 1 p.m. Every sponsor plays with a celebrity. Fee: $250 (lunch, greens fees, cart, beverages, snacks). Contact: Ralph Zona, connectikidsgolftournament@yahoo.com or (860) 666-2121.

6th annual Ledyard High School football golf tournament - Thursday, July 3, Great Neck Country Club. Cost: $135 per player includes golf, cart, dinner and gift bag. Registration, noon; shotgun start, 1 p.m.; dinner after golf. Contact: Jim Buonocore, jbuonocore@ledyard.net or (860) 235-6107.

4th annual The Program golf tournament - Monday, July 7, Great Neck Country Club. Registration: 11:30 a.m. Shotgun start, 1:30 p.m. Cost: $150 per player. To benefit Wounded Warrior Foundation as well scholarships for local student athletes. Contact: Jack Cochran, (860) 748-8899 or email cochranjack@att.net

Wildcat Scramble golf tournament Monday, July 15, Norwich Golf Course. To benefit the Norwich Free Academy athletic department and scholarships for student athletes. Cost: $130 for non-members and $100 for members. Contact: Gary Makowicki at makowickig@nfaschool.org or Bill Howard at howardb@nfaschool.org

8th annual Bill Bentley Memorial Golf tournament - Monday, July 21, Great Neck Country Club. Lunch at noon and shotgun start at 1 p.m, with dinner to follow golf. Cost: $150. Benefits Lawrence+Memorial Hospital Community Cancer Center and Temple Emanu-El Youth Services. Guaranteed raffle prizes for all golfers, plus additional prizes for low gross and net, closest to the pin on par 3s, longest drive and 50-50 hole. For more info: contact Scott Wolfe, 860-449-3009 or scottwolfe11@comcast.net


Groton Soccer Club fall registration - May 31 and June 7, 9 a.m.-noon, Groton Public Library. For boys and girls ages 4-14. Players 8-up as of July 31 are required to bring birth certificate and small photo. Tryouts/evaluations for those players will be June 23-24, 5-8 p.m., Poquonnock Plains Field (U10, 5-5:45; U12, 6-6:45; U14, 7-7:45). Online registration also available. For more information visit www.grotonsoccerclub.com

Mendonca Soccer School - For boys and girls. Technical training programs, high school training programs and fitness circuit training programs available from late June through early August in various age groups. Also offering docafutebol academy which will form teams for 8u-18u teams. Contact: www.mendoncasoccer,com, mendoncasoccer@yahoo.com or (203) 589-6018.


Stonington Recreation Co-Ed League - Open to adults ages 18 and over. Matches will be played on Mondays and Wednesdays from June 9-Aug. 22. Match times will be between 6 and 10 p.m. and will be held at Spellman Recreation Complex tennis courts. Sponsor fee is $175 and individual fee is $15 for residents, $30 for non-residents and $25 for non-residents who are college students. Contact: (860) 535-5066 if interested in entering a team.


High school officials - For anyone interested in officiating on the high school level. Experience in the sport is required. Contact: Carl Pignone (860) 447-1856.


East Lyme Sports Academy - Accepting registration for children ages 5-12. Dates from July 7-Aug. 1 available. Activities include soccer, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, swimming, tennis and track. Contact: (860) 691-4681.

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